The Environmental Nature Center provides quality education through
hands-on experience with nature in a 3.5-acre outdoor classroom.
Adult volunteer trail guides are needed in the afternoon during the
week to lead children's tours in the Center. Several other volunteer
opportunities are also available. Information: (949) 645-8489.
FAMILIES -- COSTA MESA
This team of community-based organizations, which works to provide
youth and families with counseling, family support, health education,
mentoring, tutoring, after-school activities and kinship services,
needs volunteers in all areas. Information: (949) 574-3976.
FISH -- MOBILE MEALS
Call (949) 642-6060 to help Friends in Service to Humanity with
the Mobile Meals program and provide ongoing emergency assistance to
those in need. Both always seek volunteer assistance in a variety of
areas. Information: (949) 645-8050.
FRIENDS OF THE
The Friends need volunteers who want to help talented local
dancers perform in professional theaters. For 30 years, the
organization has provided the community with quality Russian ballet
training, helping youth develop strong discipline skills, build high
self-esteem and achieve dreams of being a professional dancer.
Information: (714) 241-7424.
FRIENDS OF THE
COSTA MESA LIBRARIES
The Friends is a support group for the three libraries in Costa
Mesa. Help with fundraising events and help promote library programs
and services in our community. Information: (714) 556-4396.
FRIENDS OF ORANGE
COAST INTERFAITH SHELTER
The Friends of the Orange Coast Interfaith Shelter meet the first
Thursday of each month to plan projects and events that benefit
homeless families. FOCIS is the shelter's only fundraising arm.
Information: (949) 640-8828.
Girls Incorporated of Orange County, a national youth prevention
organization for girls ages 5-18, needs volunteers to help facilitate
programs and participate in outdoor supervision for summer programs
and after-school programs. Please contact Orleda Roa at (949)
646-7181 for more information on volunteering.
HOSPICE PREFERRED CHOICE
Volunteers are needed to help make a difference in the lives of
terminally ill persons and their families. Volunteers would assist
them with nonmedical needs such as providing respite for the primary
caregiver, running errands, reading to the patients and weekly social
visits. Training is provided. Information: (714) 980-0900.